get shot of

get shot of (someone or something)

To get away from or get rid of someone or something. Your new employee is untrustworthy, and you need to get shot of him sooner than later.
See also: get, of, shot

get (or be) shot of

get (or be) rid of. British informal
See also: get, of, shot

be/get ˈshot of somebody/something

(British English, informal) get rid of somebody/something that you do not want/like or which has given you trouble: It’s time we got shot of this car — it’s falling apart.
See also: get, of, shot, somebody, something